|The five - Wellcome Library|
This highly entertaining animated film begins as a young girl settles down into bed to sleep after coming home from a party. One of her feet protrudes from under the bed cover and the toes come alive and discuss how painful they are after being cramped into ill-fitting shoes all day. The toes show in a series of flash-backs how they have been maltreated, and a dream shows how they would like to be treated - feet measured, shoes fitted and lots of time spent out of shoes and stockings...
Keywords: Foot; Public health; Foot; Medical
|Eyes right - Wellcome Library|
This jaunty film aims to encourage the audience to use the National Eye Service, an organisation aimed at providing eye testing for people with low incomes. It provides an example of the BMA's involvement in promoting public health at that time. 1 segment.
Keywords: Public Health; Optometry; National Health Programs; Eyesight; Public health; Public Health; Optometry; National Health Programs; Medical
|The eyes have it - Wellcome Library|
This film explains how the eye works and why it is important to keep eyes in good health, using animated illustrations of the human body. Everyday life can put a strain on eyesight. It is also promoting The National Eye Service, which provide eye examinations and spectacle prescriptions for a low cost. 1 segment.
Keywords: Optometry; Eye; Public Health; Eyesight; Public health; Optometry; Eye; Public Health; Medical
|Feet - Wellcome Library|
Shows the effect of wearing ill-fitting shoes and correct care of the feet. 2 segments.
Keywords: Foot; Public Health; Podiatry; Foot Bones; Health policy; Human physiology; Foot; Public Health; Podiatry; Foot Bones; Medical
|Full circle - Wellcome Library|
Referred to as a 'spoken film' in the opening credits, this is an animated film which looks quite dramatically at the origins of human civilisation, the development of city living and the possibility of over-population in the future leading to the collapse of civilsed life. Narration is provided by Ian Richardson, Nancy Marchand, Earle Hyman, Carlos Montalban and Maya Chadda. 3 segments.
Keywords: Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical Sciences; Public health; Family Planning Services; Contraception; Medical
|The choice is ours - Wellcome Library|
This film addresses overpopulation in the Philipines and seeks to motivate public health and other government workers to re-inforce the benefits of reducing family sizes. Throughout there are scenes of impoverished urban life with the stress made on the pressure of finite resources whether health, education or quality of life. Finally, President Marcos outlines the challenge ahead which would involve tackling the Catholic church's explicit lack of support for contraception as well as the desire ...
Keywords: Family Planning Services; Contraception; Philippines; Medical Sciences; Public health; Philippines; Family Planning Services; Contraception; Public sector workers